Water resources and wetlands. 14-16 September 2012, Tulcea (ROMANIA)

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A. Rivers and lakes ecosystem ecology

- Groundwater influx in rivers and lakes

- Paleoecological approach – a mirror between past and future  

- Water geomorphologic process and landscape modeling

- Water level fluctuation and their environmental impact

- Water quality management: surface and groundwater

- Ecology and zooplankton taxonomy in lakes and rivers

- Aquatic macrophytes and invasive aquatic plants

- Shallow lakes – researches and paradigms in the XXI century

- Conservation and management of lakes and rivers


B. Climate changing and water resources

- Climate changing and extreme events: floods, droughts, hurricanes, cyclones etc.

- Ice and climate changing

- Linking climatology, hydrology and water resources management

- Lakes/reservoirs and climate change

- Hydropower production and hydraulics construction – adaptation and changing to the global warming

- Improvements of techniques and technologies for water economy (biotechnology, desalination, irrigation, domestic and industrial supply)


C. Coastal environment

            - Coastal morphology and process

            - Hydrogeology of coastal and wetland zones

- Estuaries,  saltmarshes and mangroves

- Atolls and coral reefs

            - Sea level fluctuation and changing

            - Coastal lakes and human pressure

- Coastal development for tourism and economic activity


D.The XXI Scientific Symposium Deltas and wetlands, 2012

- Deltas and anthropogenic impacts on deltas ecosystems

- River deltas and floodplain restoration (habitat and species)

- Biodiversity monitoring and management


E. Water policies

- Trans-boundary river and lakes issues

- Water and health

- River/lakes restoration and rehabilitation - political and economic aspect

- The role of protected areas in conservation of freshwater/salt lakes ecosystems

- Water and human development (urbanization, megacities, towns and rural areas), 

- Water economy, security, institutional and socio-economic aspects

- Education and public awareness



© Asociatia Romana de Limnogeografie (2008)